Five reasons to visit Kitzbühel this winter

Winter is coming... the first snow has already fallen and the ski area is getting prepared for the winter ahead. There is no need to wait to book you winter holiday in Kitzbühel, here are 5 reasons why.

1. Skiing – what else?
Kitzbühel is undoubtedly one of the most popular ski resorts in the world. 57 cable cars and lifts allow the 230 km of pistes and perfectly prepared slopes to be enjoyed to the full.
With over 200 skiing days every year, Kitzbühel is a snow sure destination with a reputation to be proud of. The innovative snowfarming ensures an early season start with snow being kept from last winter in snow depots.

2. Try something new
It’s not just skiing that Kitzbühel is well-known for, there is plenty more on offer. Winter and snowshoe hikes with stunning views. Torchlit, sunset and full moon hikes through the snowy winter landscape. Cross-country skiing enthusiast can enjoy 63km of varied trails, or for those who just want to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery, how about a ride around the beautiful Schwarzsee lake in a horse-drawn sleigh. No matter your preferences, Kitzbühel has something for everyone.

3. Put your feet up
At the end of the day visitors can indulge in an wide range of soothing or invigorating treatments in the many first-class spas. Choose from traditional or Far Eastern massages, anti-ageing and rejuvenating beauty treatments, or chill-out in steam rooms, saunas or even fragranced caves. Equally, you can tone up in one of the many fitness rooms, attend a daily yoga class, or enjoy your time out with some guided meditation.

4. A paradise for connoisseurs
Wiener Schnitzel pan fried in butter, fresh potato salad with a blend of herbs, savoury bacon, home-made marble cake, pan fried Kaiserschmarrn sweet shredded pancake, served perhaps with a home-distilled spirit – visitors to Kitzbühel can indulge in whatever their hearts desire, from creative haute cuisine to hearty snacks in a traditional mountain hut.

5. Being astonished
To get your heart racing without over-exerting yourself, aim to be in town for one of Kitzbühel’s spectacular events, such as the legendary Hahnenkamm World Cup Downhill race, which takes place during the third week in January, or the Snow Polo World Cup, the biggest tournament of its kind in the world, held this winter from 17 to 20 January 2019.

28 November 2018